Drunk Midwesterners Make Up the Majority Of UFO Witnesses

July 1, 2014 at 11:14 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Cloud? Or UFO?? (Cloud.) / Wikimedia Commons

Tuesday is the 67th anniversary of the rumored alien crash-landing in Roswell, New Mexico. But extraterrestrial aviators have been rather busy in the last few decades.

The National UFO Reporting Center has received about 90,000 reported sightings of UFOs in the last 40 years, according to the Economist. That’s about six per day—with the majority happening on Fridays, in the West, and during, um, drinking hours.

When and Where Americans See Aliens

Economist/National UFO Reporting Center

The fact that this graph is going viral online today suggests many are persuaded by the correlation. It would irresponsible for me, as a statistical analyst, to not point out the problems with it. And so, for the Roswell fans out there, I present three veins of countervailing interpretation:

1. The correlation is weaker than it appears. Utah, the state with the lowest beer consumption by far, has a higher share of UFO sitings than North Carolina, the state with the highest beer consumption. Washington, the state where you’re most likely to report a UFO, drinks less alcohol than all but six states. There is more to the story than alcohol, sheeple.

2. We have several omitted variables, including direct line-of-sight to the sky and light contrast. It’s plausible that people don’t see UFOs while they’re working or sleeping because … they’re working in-doors and completely unconscious. What the Economist calls “drinking hours” are also the hours we’re most likely to be outside looking at anything bright contrasting with the dark sky.




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Stephen Hawking says “Aliens” do exist.

June 8, 2010 at 10:30 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Here’s an article on Stephen Hawkings new documentary.  I don’t agree entirely with what he says but it is interesting to see one of the worlds leading physicists saying that Aliens exist.  The comment at the end by Lord Rees is far more accurate I think.


THE aliens are out there and Earth had better watch out, at least according to Stephen Hawking. He has suggested that extraterrestrials are almost certain to exist — but that instead of seeking them out, humanity should be doing all it that can to avoid any contact.

The suggestions come in a new documentary series in which Hawking, one of the world’s leading scientists, will set out his latest thinking on some of the universe’s greatest mysteries.

Alien life, he will suggest, is almost certain to exist in many other parts of the universe: not just in planets, but perhaps in the centre of stars or even floating in interplanetary space.

Hawking’s logic on aliens is, for him, unusually simple. The universe, he points out, has 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of millions of stars. In such a big place, Earth is unlikely to be the only planet where life has evolved.

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“To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational,” he said. “The real challenge is to work out what aliens might actually be like.”

The answer, he suggests, is that most of it will be the equivalent of microbes or simple animals — the sort of life that has dominated Earth for most of its history.

One scene in his documentary for the Discovery Channel shows herds of two-legged herbivores browsing on an alien cliff-face where they are picked off by flying, yellow lizard-like predators. Another shows glowing fluorescent aquatic animals forming vast shoals in the oceans thought to underlie the thick ice coating Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter.

Such scenes are speculative, but Hawking uses them to lead on to a serious point: that a few life forms could be intelligent and pose a threat. Hawking believes that contact with such a species could be devastating for humanity.

He suggests that aliens might simply raid Earth for its resources and then move on: “We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn’t want to meet. I imagine they might exist in massive ships, having used up all the resources from their home planet. Such advanced aliens would perhaps become nomads, looking to conquer and colonise whatever planets they can reach.”

He concludes that trying to make contact with alien races is “a little too risky”. He said: “If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn’t turn out very well for the Native Americans.”

The completion of the documentary marks a triumph for Hawking, now 68, who is paralysed by motor neurone disease and has very limited powers of communication. The project took him and his producers three years, during which he insisted on rewriting large chunks of the script and checking the filming.

John Smithson, executive producer for Discovery, said: “He wanted to make a programme that was entertaining for a general audience as well as scientific and that’s a tough job, given the complexity of the ideas involved.”

Hawking has suggested the possibility of alien life before but his views have been clarified by a series of scientific breakthroughs, such as the discovery, since 1995, of more than 450 planets orbiting distant stars, showing that planets are a common phenomenon.

So far, all the new planets found have been far larger than Earth, but only because the telescopes used to detect them are not sensitive enough to detect Earth-sized bodies at such distances.

Another breakthrough is the discovery that life on Earth has proven able to colonise its most extreme environments. If life can survive and evolve there, scientists reason, then perhaps nowhere is out of bounds.

Hawking’s belief in aliens places him in good scientific company. In his recent Wonders of the Solar System BBC series, Professor Brian Cox backed the idea, too, suggesting Mars, Europa and Titan, a moon of Saturn, as likely places to look.

Similarly, Lord Rees, the astronomer royal, warned in a lecture earlier this year that aliens might prove to be beyond human understanding.

“I suspect there could be life and intelligence out there in forms we can’t conceive,” he said. “Just as a chimpanzee can’t understand quantum theory, it could be there are aspects of reality that are beyond the capacity of our brains.”

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Portal to mythical Mayan underworld found

August 25, 2008 at 5:15 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Mexican archeologists have discovered a maze of stone temples in underground caves, some submerged in water and containing human bones, which ancient Mayans believed was a portal where dead souls entered the underworld. Clad in scuba gear and edging through narrow tunnels, researchers discovered the stone ruins of eleven sacred temples and what could be the remains of human sacrifices at the site in the Yucatan Peninsula. Archeologists say Mayans believed the underground complex of water-filled caves leading into dry chambers — including an underground road stretching some 330 feet — was the path to a mythical underworld, known as Xibalba. According to an ancient Mayan scripture, the Popol Vuh, the route was filled with obstacles, including rivers filled with scorpions, blood and pus and houses shrouded in darkness or swarming with shrieking bats, Guillermo de Anda, one of the lead investigators at the site, said on Thursday. The souls of the dead followed a mythical dog who could see at night, de Anda said. Excavations over the past five months in the Yucatan caves revealed stone carvings and pottery left for the dead. “They believed that this place was the entrance to Xibalba. That is why we have found the offerings there,” de Anda said. The Mayans built soaring pyramids and elaborate palaces in Central America and southern Mexico before mysteriously abandoning their cities around 900 A.D. They described the torturous journey to Xibalba in the Popul Vuh sacred text, originally written in hieroglyphic script on long scrolls and later transcribed by Spanish conquerors.

“It is very likely this area was protected as a sacred depository for the dead or for the passage of their souls,” said de Anda, whose team has found ceramic offerings along with bones in some temples. Different Mayan groups who inhabited southern Mexico and northern Guatemala and Belize had their own entrances to the underworld which archeologists have discovered at other sites, almost always in cave systems buried deep in the jungle.






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We may be Aliens!

August 22, 2008 at 11:49 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Genetic material from outer space found in a meteorite in Australia may well have played a key role in the origin of life on Earth, according to a study to be published Sunday. European and US scientists have proved for the first time that two bits of genetic coding, called nucleobases, contained in the meteor fragment, are truly extraterrestrial. Previous studies had suggested that the space rocks, which hit Earth some 40 years ago, might have been contaminated upon impact. Both of the molecules identified, uracil and xanthine, “are present in our DNA and RNA,” said lead author Zita Martins, a researcher at Imperial College London. RNA, or ribonucleic acid, is another key part of the genetic coding that makes up our bodies. These molecules would also have been essential to the still-mysterious alchemy that somehow gave rise, some four billion years ago, to life itself. “We know that meteorites very similar to the Murchison meteorite, which is the one we analysed, were delivering the building blocks of life to Earth 3.8 to 4.5 billion years ago,” Martins told AFP in an interview. Competing theories suggest that nucleobases were synthesised closer to home, but Martins counters that the atmospheric conditions of early Earth would have rendered that process difficult or impossible. A team of European and US scientists showed that the two types of molecules in the Australian meteorite contained a heavy form of carbon — carbon 13 — which could only have been formed in space. “We believe early life may have adopted nucleobases from meteoric fragments for use in genetic coding, enabling them to pass on their successful features to subsequent generations,” Martins said.

If so, this would have been the start of an evolutionary process leading over billions of years to all the flora and fauna — including human beings — in existence today. The study, published in Earth Planetary Science Letters, also has implications for life on other planets. “Because meteorities represent leftover materials from the formation of the solar system, the key components of life — including nucleobases — could be widespread in the cosmos,” said co-author Mark Sephton, also at Imperial College London.






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The Montauk Monster and Christians!

August 7, 2008 at 12:31 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Oh my god, it’s more news on THE MONTAUK MONSTER!!! There’s new photo’s (of the same critter??) and more speculation. Hey it makes for an interesting read, but in the end that’s all it is so far, speculation. I think it’s a real monster and fuck me stupid and call me a moron if it’s a fake! I choose to believe in these things, does that make me stupid? No stupider than the average Christian, haha!!! And at least I don’t touch children(did I just say that, a little on the nose don’t you think?).
In the end it’ll probably be aliens who come down to save us from ourselves, not Jesus. Actually I saw a movie yesterday called ‘The Mist’, and there;s this character whos a crazy fanatical christian who you just hate so much. Anyways, she manages to rile up all the simple minded peoples against the main character and his friends, and they’re about to get lynched when she get shot in the head. I almost jumped off the couch screaming ‘YEAH BITCH, WHERE”S YOUR MESIAH NOW!!!’.

I don’t hate Christians, I just don’t like being told I’m going to hell for living my life the way I want to. Amen and a halleluyah to that brother!!!

Now for that monster!!!

The Montauk Monster has created an Internet sensation. It is today’s #1 Yahoo search. It’s been on Cryptomundo, Boing Boing, and The Anomalist for days. It reminds me of the “Maine Mutant.” Sometimes these kinds of things have a life of their own, so to speak, especially if there is a compelling image.

Now we are seeing everyone under the sun piggyback (pun-intended) on the Montauk Monster. That’s okay. We’ve been here before. It is a cryptid, an unknown animal, until it is identified, of course, and that makes for a great story for the mainstream media, when they have a photo or even a few.

Of course, Cryptomundo carried news of this as soon as we heard about it three days ago, and, no doubt, contributed to spreading the news. Then we became positively involved through commenting on the Venom search for the “monster.”

The response has been generally good-humored and filled with crypto-intrigue regarding the fact Dr. Pepper/Snapple’s Venom Energy Drink would offer a bounty for the live capture of the Montauk






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They’s from out-ter space! (hic!!)

July 25, 2008 at 8:06 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Apollo 14 Astronaut Claims Aliens HAVE Made Contact — But It Has Been Covered Up for 60 years

Aliens have contacted humans several times but governments have hidden the truth for 60 years, the sixth man to walk on the moon has claimed.

Apollo 14 astronaut Dr Edgar Mitchell, said he was aware of many UFO visits to Earth during his career with NASA but each one was covered up.

Dr Mitchell, 77, said during a radio interview that sources at the space agency who had had contact with aliens described the beings as ‘little people who look strange to us.’

He said supposedly real-life ET’s were similar to the traditional image of a small frame, large eyes and head.

Chillingly, he claimed our technology is ‘not nearly as sophisticated’ as theirs and “had they been hostile”, he warned ‘we would be been gone by now’.

Dr Mitchell, along with with Apollo 14 commander Alan Shepard, holds the record for the longest ever moon walk, at nine hours and 17 minutes following their 1971 mission.

‘I happen to have been privileged enough to be in on the fact that we’ve been visited on this planet and the UFO phenomena is real,’ Dr Mitchell said.

‘It’s been well covered up by all our governments for the last 60 years or so, but slowly it’s leaked out and some of us have been privileged to have been briefed on some of it.

Dr Mitchell, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering and a Doctor of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics claimed Roswell was real and similar alien visits continue to be investigated.

He told the astonished Kerrang! radio host Nick Margerrison: “This is really starting to open up. I think we’re headed for real disclosure and some serious organisations are moving in that direction.’

Mr Margerrison said: ‘I thought I’d stumbled on some sort of astronaut humour but he was absolutely serious that aliens are definitely out there and there’s no debating it.’

Officials from NASA, however, were quick to play the comments down.

In a statement, a spokesman said: “NASA does not track UFOs. NASA is not involved in any sort of cover up about alien life on this planet or anywhere in the universe.

‘Dr Mitchell is a great American, but we do not share his opinions on this issue.’

Whether you believe it or not is up to you. I have always hed that we could not possibly be alone in the universe, and thats why I I’m interested in people like Dr Steven Greer and the Disclosure project. Believe it or not, I’ll still be going to the new X files movie this weekend!







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New UFO documentary by Robbie Williams.

May 21, 2008 at 9:29 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Here we go, the latest on Robbie’s adventures looking for UFO’s, quite interesting really:

British pop star Robbie Williams has recorded a radio documentary about UFOs and aliens.

The former Take That star has paired up with British broadcaster Jon Ronson to record the 30-minute feature about extraterrestrials, in which the pair attend a UFO conference in Laughlin, Nevada for three days. There they meet a UK woman who believes her son was abducted by aliens while in the womb before he was sent back to Earth to save the planet.


It turns out Robbie is quite fascinated by the subject, and describes having several very trippy UFO experiences over the course of his life. The second event he describes reminds me of the Phoenix Lights in Arizona, but with an occult twist to it, which is why it fascinates me so much. For me, non-traditional UFO experiences are by far the most interesting.

“I was at the Beverly Hills Hotel and I was lying on my sun lounger outside at night, looking up,” he said. “Then, about 300 foot above me, there was this square thing which just passed over my head silently and then shot off.”

It gets better…

“The next one was the weirdest one yet. I’d just written a song called Arizona, and it’s all about alien contact and I was playing that,” [Robbie] says.

“I stood on the balcony and there was this big ball of gold light that turned up – we thought it was Venus or Mars or something. Then the song stops playing and it disappears. But then we put Arizona on again and the ball turned back up. It happened four times.

“After that a massive electrical storm started and these two big massive balls of light started dancing in the sky. It was like a whole light show for about an hour.”

Warming to his theme, [Robbie] goes on to describe the time he was in a recording studio and saw a “big strip of black light” miraculously appear in the room.

“It was three inches thick and it shot from one end of the room out of the window,” he claimed. “It’s absolutely bonkers. It’s something to do with LA.”


Williams, currently on strike from record label EMI, was being interviewed by singer Joss Stone when he made the weird confession, telling her he’d been visited by little green men three times.

Said [Robbie]: “Seriously, I want to go out and investigate these things. I’m stopping being a pop star and being a full-time ufologist.

“We could be like Mulder and Scully in real life,” he told her. “You’re always mega-busy, but I’ve got nothing on at the minute.”




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May 21, 2008 at 8:06 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

I’ve read a lot about the “end of the Mayan Calender”, and it’s supposed importance. Apparently what’s meant to happen is a bunch of aliens will come down here and wipe us all out, if we don’t do it ourselves first. I’ve read other theories too, like the one that says a multi national conglomerate of ‘shadowmen’ is conspiring to kill us all by initiating WW3, leaving just a small proportion of the population left, the bad guys, who will, through some miracle of medical science, live forever.

Now I have a couple of questions. Why would any of these people want to do this, and should I be scared? I mean sometimes it’s hard enough to focus on day to day issues, without having to worry about when the worlds going to end. Could it be said that perhaps there really is nothing to worry about? Where is the evidence that an alien invasion is going to happen? How do you know that it’s not going to be like one of my favorite graphic novels(and soon to be film) ‘The Watchmen’, and that the “invasion” isn’t really orchestrated by man in order to fool us into supporting the militarization of space? Are we reading too much into this? If so then when should we start worrying?

There’s just too many questions is what I guess is the point of this blog. I read another blog about this 2012 end of the world theory and I can firmly say that it sounds a lot like the X Files back story where the Aliens have been planning to take over earth all along. I like to go with Dr Greer from the Disclosure Projects point of view, that the Aliens are not the real enemy, we are.

So the end of the world could be coming in 2012, but I remain as yet, unconvinced. Sure I read up on all the conspiracy theories but without more concrete evidence I just don’t wanna believe it. I believe in UFO’s and a whole lot of other stuff too, but the end of the world, a predestined date? Who really wants to believe that, if you really bought it then you might as well forget about any future plans you may have had, cause they’re all f**ked!! I don’t think that’s the answer, and I’d like to believe that I have some control over my life, and that it wasn’t all pre-written thousands of years ago by the Mayans. It’s a choice, believe or don’t, but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start living your life like 2012 is where it all ends. Cause if it is, then at least you’ll have no regrets.



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UFO’s in Australia!

May 18, 2008 at 10:03 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Here’s something I found that I find extremely interesting. It’s about UFO’s in Australia. Who would have thunk it hmm? I guess with a country this big and so much space to hide things in, why would you have something like this where nobody could get to it. If this sounds interesting to you then please read on:


The United States has several major bases in Australia. The largest is located within about 230 km (143 miles) of the geographical center of the continent, not far to the west of Alice Springs (Northern Territory), in a hidden valley of the MacDonnell Range. This base is completely underground, with barely visible entrances to the surface. This ‘Top Secret’ base is entirely financed by the United States Government, and is officially known as the Joint Defense Research Facility. “What exactly is Pine Gap?” As strange as it may seem, even Australian Federal Parliament Members do not know. Among the Cabinet Members, maybe only the Prime Minister and possibly the Defense Minister have any idea of the “defense” operations of the base and it is doubtful if even they know of any UFO connection. No Australian politician has been allowed onto the base ever to my knowledge. Several years ago an Australian Prime Minister swore he would close down the base or at least reveal its reason for operating. Neither happened. The base is staffed almost entirely by US Service personnel and scientists. Barely a handful of Australian people work at the base and it is believed they are not allowed underground. Security is contracted to the same private company that provides security for most US based bases including “AREA 51.” The public has been told only that the installation is involved in electronic intelligence gathering, to do with Nuclear testing and missile launches in the Siberia, Asia and Pacific regions. It is also believed that it monitors and communicates with the entire Pacific and Indian ocean submarine fleet. Some reports have it that the depth of the operations beneath Pine Gap exceed 8000 metres. This is reputedly required to house an extremely deep aerial system to contact submerged submarines (and possibly recharge their batteries) in the Pacific and Indian Oceans through ELF broadcasts (ELF: Extra Low Frequency). Such a gigantic antenna could be used to generate a gigantic stationary wave around the Earth. There are unconfirmed reports dating from 2-3 years ago, (about the time AREA 51 was supposed to be transferring its UFO contingent), that locals sometimes saw WHITE DISKS about 30′ in diameter, in the process of being unloaded from large US cargo planes at Pine Gap. Those disks supposedly had the USAF emblem on them. It seems likely that disks are assembled and based at Pine Gap. A great many of the local citizens have since had day and night sightings of discs, orange and white balls of light and luminous flying objects. Pine Gap is also well known as one of the most important control centers for spy satellites. An article published in late 1973 claimed that the Pine Gap installation, along with its sister installation in Guam, were used to control the photographic missions of American satellites. It is worth noting that in the period up to around 3 years ago, the base underwent a significant expansion (extra levels were said to be added underground) which coincided with the supposed removal of the UFOs from AREA 51. A period when with the decrease in world tensions, we should have expected the base to reduce in capacity. The base has always been identifiable by the appearance of several large white geodesic domes. It is believed that these obscure equipment required to track space objects in near Earth trajectory’s. Some say that the base also has the ability to destroy these objects with beam type weapons. I personally see no reason why the US should transfer its entire (or even a large part of) its “flying disc” research and testing program from AREA 51 to Pine Gap. I do however see connections between the rumours, the sightings at Pine Gap and the unaccounted for expansion of the Australian base. There may be good reason for the expansion and/or duplication of AREA 51 to another location and Pine Gap fits the requirements perfectly. Is UFO tomfoolery near Pine Gap significant? A little over 12 months ago the Alice Springs police had a call from a person who had just sighted a large silver luminous UFO. It was apparently seen hovering and then traversing a large area of sky at a speed greater than the average fighter plane before changing course abruptly. The police traveled outside of town in the general direction of the sighting. They came upon a vehicle parked suspiciously and investigated. They found the vehicle belonged to the Pine Gap security company. Two men there were US citizens and security employees “apparently off duty.” They were in the process of making orange garbage bag hot air balloons.

These are commonly used by kids trying to create hoax UFO sightings. The original UFO sighting could have been thus explained as a hoax except that the police were in contact with the local UFO group who investigated the original sighting with the witness. Two harmless pranksters? I think not. How did they know there was a genuine sighting in the first place? Why did they decide to recreate the sighting as a hoax? Were they directed to? Why were they driving the company vehicle if they were off duty? It sounds to me like the Base knew about (or was the cause of) the original sighting and wanted to misdirect the public’s knowledge of it. Did they detect the original UFO and decide to create the diversion just in case or did they know that the police had received a sighting report? Do they routinely tap police lines? One thing is certain. The Base personnel, and by inference the US Government, knew more about UFOs and their presence than they will admit to. Recent anomalous happening/UFO reporting at Pine Gap: On Tuesday 12 the September 2001: A series of underground rumbles woke nearby residents in the early morning. These noises had been heard over the previous 3 days. Investigation shows no record of seismic activity. Apparently these noises are often heard in this area. The area is also home to many reports of orange light formations (disinformation/hoaxes??) and sightings of larger craft.




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Rant 3: Who’s the real enemy?

May 18, 2008 at 9:53 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

UFO’s exist. Don’t laugh, don’t smile don’t even blink. You know there’s more to life than what you see around you everyday. Earth isn’t the center of the freakin universe anymore, the sun doesn’t revolve around us and the earth ain’t f**kin flat! It’s time for us all to wake up to what’s going on around us. The truth has been hidden for years and we’ve been taught to laugh at those who seek it. In popular TV and Movies it’s always the Aliens who are the bad guys who are attacking us.

Look at shows like V, the popular 80’s series about aliens who come to earth to conquer us. Films like Mars attacks or Independance day, all with the aliens as the baddies who come to conquer us. Sure it’s seems harmless enough, but isn’t it a lot easier to blame that which we do not understand rather than those who seek to control us? When the day comes for the biggest hoax of them all will you be fooled?

It was easy enough for Orson Welle’s when he read ‘War of the Worlds’ on the radio to an audience of willing participants. They thought it was real, just like my cat thinks the red laser dot I shine on the wall is actually a living thing for him to catch. People thought they really were being invaded! So what’s going to happen when one day they really do fake an alien invasion? We’ll willingly give up our last shreds of freedom and dignity so they can militarize space. All we ever need is an enemy and we give them an excuse to rule over us like Kings.

We’re practically living in the world of George Orwell’s ‘1984’ already. We gave them permission to invade Iraq, and all the protesting in the world didn’t stop them either. Sometimes it just seems like we’re rolling out the red carpet for them. I’ll tell you what though, when and if the time comes and a supposed invasion from outer space actually seems to happen, I won’t be buying it!



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